Slovakia finishes no better

JD Gaetan

Slovakia did not come into the 2020 World Juniors with lofty goals. The team wanted to finish better than their 8th place 2019 finish. When looking at their group with Kazakhstan and Switzerland, this seemed plausible.  The team with only two returnees started the tournament right, although closer than they […]

WJC | Russia (6) – Germany (1)

Arik Krause

Russia (1-0-0-2) @  Germany (1-0-0-2) Both teams fighting for their tournament lives, a win sends you to the elimination round while a regulation loss sends you to the relegation round. There is no room for error anymore, as Yaroslav Askarov would get the start for the Russians. A very high-pressure […]

Sweden dominates; Slovakia looks for positives

JD Gaetan

No hockey team goes into any match up, whether outmatched or not, thinking they are going to lose. There are too many good underdog stories out there which can give any team hope. This rings especially true at the World Juniors.  Slovakia is of course coming to play Sweden looking […]